Best Sights in New York

Check out the top Sights in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Central Park
1. Central Park
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1517 local reviews
Central Park, New York
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 212-310-6600
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Bridgett
Start in Central Park from the southeast entrance, passing by the iconic Plaza Hotel before entering the park…
Kelli
It's Central Park! This has been one of the most important places in the city for me. It's where I can subme…
Angela
Great place to walk, meet people, and see the sights. The edge of the park has great museums, restaurants, an…
1. Central Park
1. Central Park
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1517 local reviews
Central Park, New York
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 212-310-6600
Bridgett
Bridgett
Start in Central Park from the southeast entrance, passing by the iconic Plaza Hotel before entering the park. Nice rocky area by the pond t…
Kelli
Kelli
It's Central Park! This has been one of the most important places in the city for me. It's where I can submerged in nature and get lost in…
Angela
Angela
Great place to walk, meet people, and see the sights. The edge of the park has great museums, restaurants, and even a zoo. Can't list all …
2. Times Square
2. Times Square
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733 local reviews
Times Square, Manhattan
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
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Evan
World renown Times square! Times Square is a section of Manhattan, New York City. It is a major center for to…
Brian
The real crossroads of the world. One of the most stunning sights of the big city. It is the center of the t…
Gabriel
The center of the theater district. A sight to be seen. The lit up buildings, billboards, and lights never fai…
2. Times Square
2. Times Square
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733 local reviews
Times Square, Manhattan
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
Evan
Evan
World renown Times square! Times Square is a section of Manhattan, New York City. It is a major center for tourism, show business and comme…
Brian
Brian
The real crossroads of the world. One of the most stunning sights of the big city. It is the center of the theatre scene, as all Broadway …
Gabriel
Gabriel
The center of the theater district. A sight to be seen. The lit up buildings, billboards, and lights never fail to impress. Most of the Broa…
3. The High Line
3. The High Line
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1239 local reviews
The High Line, New York
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 212-500-6035
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Christine
This elevated park is on the sight of a former subway line used for transport directly into the warehouses whe…
David
The High Line is great for a sunny day stroll! See the sights and sounds of NYC without all the traffic. There…
Jody
Beautiful park setting in an unexpected space -- on old, elevated, abandoned train tracks. Take a stroll and e…
3. The High Line
3. The High Line
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1239 local reviews
The High Line, New York
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 212-500-6035
Christine
Christine
This elevated park is on the sight of a former subway line used for transport directly into the warehouses when the neighborhood was still t…
David
David
The High Line is great for a sunny day stroll! See the sights and sounds of NYC without all the traffic. There is an ice skating and roller …
Jody
Jody
Beautiful park setting in an unexpected space -- on old, elevated, abandoned train tracks. Take a stroll and enjoy the sights of Chelsea and…
4. Columbia University
4. Columbia University
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321 local reviews
Columbia University, New York
+1 212-854-1754
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Antonio
Besides being a stunning Ivy League campus in Manhattan, nearby you can walk to the Cathedral of St. John the …
Jacqui & Jhonny
Besides being a stunning Ivy League campus in Manhattan, nearby you can walk to the Cathedral of St. John the …
Ava
Besides being a stunning Ivy League campus in Manhattan, nearby you can walk to the Cathedral of St. John the …
4. Columbia University
4. Columbia University
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321 local reviews
Columbia University, New York
+1 212-854-1754
Antonio
Antonio
Besides being a stunning Ivy League campus in Manhattan, nearby you can walk to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine (a massive and stunning…
Jacqui & Jhonny
Jacqui & Jhonny
Besides being a stunning Ivy League campus in Manhattan, nearby you can walk to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine (a massive and stunning…
Ava
Ava
Besides being a stunning Ivy League campus in Manhattan, nearby you can walk to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine (a massive and stunning…
5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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548 local reviews
1071 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 212-423-3500
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Brooks And Aztechan
The Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece is a sight to behold. Go on Saturdays after 5:45 and get in for free. But g…
Antonio
The Guggenheim is a must-see while you're here. The museum itself was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and is a …
Samantha
Great museum to visit for architectural pleasure. Also close to MET museum for a day of sight seeing.
5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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548 local reviews
1071 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 212-423-3500
Brooks And Aztechan
Brooks And Aztechan
The Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece is a sight to behold. Go on Saturdays after 5:45 and get in for free. But go early because the line liter…
Antonio
Antonio
The Guggenheim is a must-see while you're here. The museum itself was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and is a sight to behold.
Samantha
Samantha
Great museum to visit for architectural pleasure. Also close to MET museum for a day of sight seeing.
6. Statue of Liberty National Monument
6. Statue of Liberty National Monument
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440 local reviews
Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York
Closed · Opens Friday 8:30 AM
+1 212-363-3200
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Nels
The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States, and was a welcoming sight to immigrants arriving fr…
Dolores
Beautiful gift from France. The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States, and was a welcoming sig…
Abigail
Because she is a sight to behold, and an honor to house her in our city. Easy subway ride downtown to get to …
6. Statue of Liberty National Monument
6. Statue of Liberty National Monument
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440 local reviews
Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York
Closed · Opens Friday 8:30 AM
+1 212-363-3200
Nels
Nels
The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States, and was a welcoming sight to immigrants arriving from abroad. It was a gift to th…
Dolores
Dolores
Beautiful gift from France. The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States, and was a welcoming sight to immigrants arriving from…
Abigail
Abigail
Because she is a sight to behold, and an honor to house her in our city. Easy subway ride downtown to get to the ferry that delivers you th…
7. 9/11 Memorial
7. 9/11 Memorial
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138 local reviews
180 Greenwich St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 212-312-8800
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Charles
The Memorial Plaza was planned to be an eco-friendly space with more than 400 trees to surround the Memorial’s…
Brandon
A beautiful memorial to commemorate the lives lost on the day that changed history. Free tickets can be reserv…
J.D.
Somber beautiful memorial to those lost on 9/11. They really captured the tone well at this sight. A must see,…
7. 9/11 Memorial
7. 9/11 Memorial
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138 local reviews
180 Greenwich St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 212-312-8800
Charles
Charles
The Memorial Plaza was planned to be an eco-friendly space with more than 400 trees to surround the Memorial’s two massive reflecting pools…
Brandon
Brandon
A beautiful memorial to commemorate the lives lost on the day that changed history. Free tickets can be reserved online, but you can usually…
J.D.
J.D.
Somber beautiful memorial to those lost on 9/11. They really captured the tone well at this sight. A must see, for both Americans and intern…
8. One World Trade Center
8. One World Trade Center
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74 local reviews
285 Fulton St, Manhattan
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Stephen
Absolute must see of New York and the first stop into NYC from Jersey City on the PATH train. Amazing structur…
Mj
Historic and Monumental enjoy the site where the famous World Trade center stood. The Freedom tower stands tal…
Julie
Definitely a great sight to visit
8. One World Trade Center
8. One World Trade Center
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74 local reviews
285 Fulton St, Manhattan
Stephen
Stephen
Absolute must see of New York and the first stop into NYC from Jersey City on the PATH train. Amazing structures, a great memorial/tribute a…
Mj
Mj
Historic and Monumental enjoy the site where the famous World Trade center stood. The Freedom tower stands tall in lower manhattan and is a …
Julie
Julie
Definitely a great sight to visit
9. Columbus Circle
9. Columbus Circle
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230 local reviews
Columbus Cir, Manhattan
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Nicholas
The takeout food is good quality and not a bad price as NYC goes. Nice place to relax your legs after all the …
Laurie & Bryce
Sights, Shopping, Central Park, Bike Rentals, Guided Tours, Art Exhibits, Restaurants, People Watching
Ashley
Beautiful place right before entering central park - a great sight!
9. Columbus Circle
9. Columbus Circle
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230 local reviews
Columbus Cir, Manhattan
Nicholas
Nicholas
The takeout food is good quality and not a bad price as NYC goes. Nice place to relax your legs after all the city walk... the fountain is c…
Laurie & Bryce
Laurie & Bryce
Sights, Shopping, Central Park, Bike Rentals, Guided Tours, Art Exhibits, Restaurants, People Watching
Ashley
Ashley
Beautiful place right before entering central park - a great sight!
10. Brooklyn Bridge
10. Brooklyn Bridge
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485 local reviews
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Claire
Really is an incredible sight! Fun to walk across if there is nice weather or to view from across the bridge a…
Jp
The iconic Brooklyn Bridge is beautiful and a structural sight to see. There is a park located nearby for stro…
Bridget
You have to cross it at least once in a lifetime! Beautiful sight and glorious history behind its construction…
10. Brooklyn Bridge
10. Brooklyn Bridge
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485 local reviews
Claire
Claire
Really is an incredible sight! Fun to walk across if there is nice weather or to view from across the bridge at the Brooklyn Bridge Park. Be…
Jp
Jp
The iconic Brooklyn Bridge is beautiful and a structural sight to see. There is a park located nearby for strolling or picnicking. This also…
Bridget
Bridget
You have to cross it at least once in a lifetime! Beautiful sight and glorious history behind its construction.
11. Prospect Park
11. Prospect Park
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1664 local reviews
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 718-965-8951
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Ban
Designed based on Central Park in Manhattan, this massive park boasts some of the most eye pleasing sight. Lar…
Walker
Surprised how many people do not go here. Grand Army Plaza is a sight in itself and the park is worth the time…
Jim
Enjoy the great outdoors in Brooklyns finest park. All the sights of Central Park but with out the tourists!
11. Prospect Park
11. Prospect Park
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1664 local reviews
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 718-965-8951
Ban
Ban
Designed based on Central Park in Manhattan, this massive park boasts some of the most eye pleasing sight. Large ponds, meadows and boat hou…
Walker
Walker
Surprised how many people do not go here. Grand Army Plaza is a sight in itself and the park is worth the time.
Jim
Jim
Enjoy the great outdoors in Brooklyns finest park. All the sights of Central Park but with out the tourists!
12. Madison Square Park
12. Madison Square Park
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231 local reviews
11 Madison Ave, Manhattan
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 212-520-7600
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Jen
One of the most beautiful parks in the city. It's in between the Flatiron and Empire State Buildings, making i…
Thomas
Amazing Park in Flatiron District. Great to walk through and see the sights. Flatiron building on the corner o…
Michael
An awesome park near our Home. Always fun for a stroll or to take in the sights. Views of the Clock Tower and …
12. Madison Square Park
12. Madison Square Park
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231 local reviews
11 Madison Ave, Manhattan
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 212-520-7600
Jen
Jen
One of the most beautiful parks in the city. It's in between the Flatiron and Empire State Buildings, making it the perfect place to rest an…
Thomas
Thomas
Amazing Park in Flatiron District. Great to walk through and see the sights. Flatiron building on the corner of 5th & 23st. Lots of food and…
Michael
Michael
An awesome park near our Home. Always fun for a stroll or to take in the sights. Views of the Clock Tower and Tom Bradys 1 Madison Ave Pent…